2016 Reading Festival Authors

Each year the Southwest Florida Reading Festival gets better and better and this year promises to be the best one yet! There is something for everyone. Discover our full lineup of featured authors at this years festival.

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Past Featured Authors

  • Tony Abbott 2008
  • Betzi Abram 2003
  • Diana Abu-Jaber 2012
  • Michele Albion 2011, 2013
  • Steve Alten 2008
  • Marty Ambrose 2000
  • Derek Anderson 2004
  • Mary Kay Andrews 2008, 2013
  • Sergio Andricaín 2014
  • Tedd Arnold 2013
  • Ace Atkins 2001
  • Jamie Ayres 2014
  • Larry Baker 2011
  • David Baldacci 2007
  • Jennifer Barnes 2011, 2015
  • Annie Barrows 2013
  • Ted Bell 2011
  • Dorothea Benton Frank 2013
  • Alex Berenson 2013
  • Elizabeth Berg 2002
  • Marianne Berkes 2006, 2008
  • Eileen Bernard 2003
  • Steve Berry 2006
  • Phil Bildner 2005, 2011
  • Reshonda Tate Billingsley 2007
  • Clinton L. Black 2001
  • Lisa Black 2007, 2009, 2012
  • Richard Blanco 2015
  • Herman Bly 2002
  • Prudy Taylor Board 2005, 2011
  • James O. Born 2008
  • Ben Bova 2001, 2005
  • Valerie Boyd 2005
  • Kim Boykin 2015
  • Rick Bragg 2004
  • Connie Bransilver 2001
  • Denise Brennan-Nelson 2014
  • Scott Brick 2007, 2011
  • Douglas Brinkley 2004
  • Kristen Britain 2004
  • Suzanne Brockmann 2007
  • Sandra Brown 2005
  • Tracy Brown 2009
  • Wanda Brunstetter 2014
  • Nick Bruel 2011
  • Michael Buckley 2012
  • Sheramy Bundrick 2010
  • T. Davis Bunn 2003
  • Alafair Burke 2014
  • Jan Burke 2000, 2004
  • Nancy Bush 2008
  • T.J. Butler 2002, 2004
  • Meg Cabot 2006
  • W. Bruce Cameron 2014
  • Frank Cammuso 2015
  • Elisa Carbone 2004
  • Melody Carlson 2014
  • Gail Carson Levine 2013
  • Ally Carter 2013
  • Mary Casanova 2006
  • Dixie Cash 2007
  • Wiley Cash 2014
  • Joy Castro 2013
  • Marsha Wilson Chall 2005
  • Cinda Chima 2015
  • Lindsay Cibos 2008
  • Scott Ciencin 2000 – 2003
  • Chris Claremont 2010
  • Carol Higgins Clark 2006
  • Mary Jane Clark 2011
  • Nancy Cohen 2001, 2004
  • Evelyn Coleman 2001, 2001
  • Maria Antonieta Collins 2007
  • Sheila Herbet Collins 2003
  • Patrick Comer 2000
  • Michael Connelly 2002
  • Lori Copeland 2007
  • Tom Corcoran 2000
  • Enrique Cordoba 2005
  • Catherine Coulter 2013
  • Jasmine Cresswell 2001
  • Millie Criswell 2001
  • Deborah Crombie 2012
  • Christopher Paul Curtis 2012
  • Susanna Daniel 2011
  • Cynthia Darlow 2008
  • S.V. Date 2002, 2005
  • Katie Davis 2009
  • Kimberly Carol Williams Davis 2002
  • Melissa de la Cruz 2008
  • Jeffery Deaver 2005
  • Nora DeLoach 2000
  • Nelson DeMille 2011
  • Wes DeMott 2001
  • David Dorsey 2015
  • Tim Dorsey 2009, 2010, 2013
  • Sharon M. Draper 2010
  • Stella Pope Duarte 2006
  • Martha Tod Dudman 2008
  • Martin Dugard 2013
  • Lois Duncan 2002
  • Mark “Tiger” Edmonds 2003
  • Jason Edwards 2010
  • Brian Egeston 2002, 2003
  • Roger Eschbacher 2004, 2007
  • Laura Esquivel 2007
  • David Essel 2003
  • Janet Evanovich 2005
  • Mary Anna Evans 2004
  • Linda Fairstein 2011
  • Richard Ferrone 2008
  • Joy Fielding 2004, 2013
  • Adrian Fogelin 2003
  • Connie May Fowler 2006
  • Marcia Freeman 2002
  • Dennis Fried 2001
  • Jeaniene Frost 2013
  • Diana Gabaldon 2003
  • Ed Gaffney 2007
  • Carolina Garcia-Aguilera 2000, 2004, 2006
  • Edmund Gatley 2004
  • Judy Gelman 2008
  • Tess Gerritsen 2009
  • Diana Hollingsworth Gessler 2002
  • Sha’ Givens 2004
  • Anna Godbersen 2012
  • Christopher Golden 2003
  • Lucia M. Gonzalez 2010
  • Paulette Goodman 2003
  • Kathleen Goonan 2000
  • Sue Grafton 2002
  • Heather Graham 2001, 2011
  • Rubye Graham-Emerson 2003
  • Jane Green 2012, 2013
  • H.Terrell Griffin 2013
  • James Grippando 2004, 2010
  • Andrew Gross 2014
  • Michael Grunwald 2007
  • George Guidall 2012
  • Robin Jones Gunn 2007
  • Donna Guthrie 2003
  • Margaret Peterson Haddix 2010
  • Patricia Haley 2003
  • James W. Hall 2000, 2004
  • Joan Hiatt Harlow 2006
  • Charise Meracle Harper 2015
  • Karen Harper 2000, 2001, 2007
  • Kim Harrison 2013
  • Gerald Hausman 2000
  • Gerald Hausman 2002
  • Pete Hautman 2005
  • Jeremiah Healy 2001
  • Jane Heller 2000
  • Jean Heller 2000
  • Hilary Hemingway 2001
  • Beverly Taylor Herald 2001
  • Maude Heurtelou 2003
  • Carl Hiaasen 2000
  • Robert Hicks 2007
  • Joe Hill 2008
  • Jared Hodges 2008
  • Alice Hoffman 2011
  • William Hoffman 2002
  • Nancy Holder 2012
  • Kimberly Willis Holt 2005
  • Lee Bennett Hopkins 2010
  • Ellen Hopkins 2013
  • Nancy Horan 2015
  • Darrell House 2006, 2009
  • Ard Hoyt 2004
  • Ad Hudler 2003, 2006, 2009
  • Angela Elwell Hunt 2000
  • Travis Hunter 2002
  • Amy Ignatow 2015
  • Michael Imepellizzeri 2001, 2002, 2003
  • Brenda Jackson 2004, 2008
  • Lisa Jackson 2010
  • Eloisa James 2014
  • J.A. Jance 2011
  • Iris Johansen 2012
  • Roy Johansen 2012
  • Franklyn Johnson 2001
  • Karla Juarez 2003, 2005
  • Richard Kadrey 2015
  • Stuart Kaminsky 2000
  • Victoria Kann 2011
  • James Kaserman 2001
  • James & Sarah Jane Kaserman 2002
  • Alex Kava 2012
  • Laurie Keller 2015
  • Katherine Kellgren 2011
  • Dr. Carol Kennedy 2001, 2002
  • Barbara Kesel 2003
  • Helen Ketteman 2004
  • Sue Monk Kidd 2014
  • Cassandra King 2005
  • Jonathon King 2003
  • Peter King 2001
  • Shelly King 2015
  • Jeff Kinney 2009
  • Christine Kling 2005
  • Jeff Klinkenberg 2007
  • Debra Knight 2002
  • Julie Kramer 2014
  • Uma Krishnaswami 2004
  • Jarrett Krosoczka 2008
  • Vicki Levy Krupp 2008
  • Jon Land 2015
  • Lorna Landvik 2006
  • Kelly Lange 2002
  • Alison Larkin 2008
  • Erik Larson 2012
  • Dennis Lehane 2000, 2009
  • Christine Lemmon 2001, 2002
  • Betsy Lewin 2014
  • Ted Lewin 2014
  • Kevin Lewis 2005
  • Jeff Lindsay 2001, 2007, 2009, 2015
  • Laura Lippman 2015
  • David Liss 2009
  • Eric Litwin 2011
  • Martín Llorens 2014
  • Gary Loderhose 2002
  • Mary Logue 2005
  • Ethan Long 2014
  • Lois Lowry 2009
  • Lisa Lutz 2008
  • Jay MacDonald 2006
  • Doug MacGregor 2000, 2001, 2002
  • TJ MacGregor 2001
  • Debbie Macomber 2006
  • Robert Macomber 2004, 2009, 2010
  • Michelle Madow 2014
  • Susan Mallery 2015
  • Phillip Margolin 2004, 2014
  • Margaret Maron 2014
  • Michele Martinez 2008
  • Connie Mason 2000
  • Janeen Mason 2009
  • Susan Rowan Masters 2003
  • Peter Matthiessen 2002
  • S.R. Maxeiner, Jr. M.D. 2003
  • Timmothy McCann 2002
  • Erin McCarthy 2007
  • Sharyn McCrumb 2006
  • Nina McGuire 2000
  • LuAnn McLane 2014
  • Bob McLeod 2007
  • C.C. Medina 2001
  • Maile Meloy 2015
  • Brad Meltzer 2006
  • Shelley Fraser Mickle 2003
  • Linda Lael Miller 2007
  • Sue Miller 2006
  • Wendy Howell Mills 2004
  • Lisa Miscione 2005
  • Mary Alice Monroe 2001, 2004, 2015
  • Johanna Moran 2010
  • Gustavo Bolivar Moreno 2008
  • David Morrell 2003
  • Bob Morris 2005, 2008
  • William Morrow 2003
  • Stan Mulford 2002
  • Stuart Murphy 2002
  • Victoria Christopher Murray 2003
  • Lauren Myracle 2010
  • Donna Jo Napoli 2004
  • Carla Norton 2015
  • Julie & Mike Neal 2003
  • Carla Neggers 2008, 2010
  • Kadir Nelson 2013
  • Kitty Oliver 2003
  • Lauren Oliver 2012
  • James O’Neal 2010
  • Joseph Pacheco 2005
  • Michael Palmer 2005, 2012
  • Barbara Parker 2000
  • Doris L. Parker 2001
  • P.J. Parrish 2003, 2004
  • Stephan Pastis 2014
  • Ridley Pearson 2011
  • Robert Newton Peck 2002
  • George Pelecanos 2006
  • Sara Pennypacker 2012
  • Mike Perkins 2003
  • Kayla Perrin 2001
  • Martha Lou Perritti 2003
  • Esther Sandner Petersen 2003
  • Dani Pettrey 2015
  • Susan Elizabeth Phillips 2011
  • Nancy Pickard 2001, 2003
  • Peggy Post 2003
  • Kevin Powell 2004
  • Martha Powers 2001
  • Jack Prelutsky 2004
  • Margi Preus 2013
  • Mary Jo Putney 2004
  • Julia Quinn 2014
  • Maria Rado 2005
  • Chris Raschka 2003
  • Randy Rawls 2015
  • Frank Remkiewicz 2001, 2002
  • Patricia Rice 2001
  • Larry Richardson 2001
  • Paul Ruben 2008
  • Hank Phillippi Ryan 2014
  • Anthony Samad 2004
  • Judy Schachner 2012
  • Frederick Schofield 2001
  • Aileen Schumacher 2000
  • Lisa Scottoline 2010
  • Brenda Seabrooke 2001, 2002
  • Jeff Shaara 2009
  • Jill Shalvis 2014
  • Deborah Sharp 2013
  • Bob Shea 2013
  • Courtney Sheinmel 2014
  • Sara Shepard 2011
  • Linda Shute 2001
  • Obert Skye 2012
  • Holly Goldberg Sloan 2015
  • Irene Smalls 2007, 2008
  • Patrick Smith 2000
  • Cynthia Smith, Leitch 2011
  • Tom Smoot 2009
  • Charles Sobczak 2001, 2002, 2003
  • Bill Sparks 2003
  • Erica Spindler 2012
  • Patricia Sprinkle 2001
  • Les Standiford 2000, 2007, 2013
  • Wendy Corsi Staub 2008
  • David Ezra Stein 2012
  • R.L. Stine 2010
  • Sarah Strohmeyer 2004
  • Dana Sullivan 2015
  • Marlene Taylor 2002
  • Candis Terry 2015
  • Carlene A. Thissen 2005
  • Trisha R. Thomas 2005
  • Salome Thomas-EL 2003
  • Tracy Price Thompson 2002
  • Caroline Todd 2012
  • Duncan Tonatiuh 2015
  • Kathy Hogan Trocheck 2001
  • Thrity Umrigar 2012
  • Vivian Vande Velde 2006
  • Annie Vanderbilt 2009
  • Ana Veciana-Suarez 2004
  • Elaine Viets 2000, 2004
  • Debbie Viguie 2012
  • Brady Vogt 2002
  • M. Diane Vogt 2001, 2005
  • Susan Vreeland 2008
  • Tina Wainscott 2000, 2001, 2002
  • Blair S. Walker 2003
  • Melanie Watt 2013
  • Joe Weber 2004
  • Rosemary Wells 2011
  • Valerie Wilson Wesley 2006
  • Charles G. West 2000
  • Chassie West 2001
  • Diana Lee Whatley 2004
  • Randy Wayne White 2003
  • Tyler Whitesides 2014
  • Susan Wiggs 2005
  • Doug Wilhelm 2007
  • Sheila Williams 2004
  • F. Paul Wilson 2007, 2010
  • Darryl Wimberley 2001
  • Douglas Wood 2006
  • Stuart Woods 2008
  • Lori Woolridge 2003, 2004
  • Dan Yaccarino 2004, 2005
  • Rick Yancey 2014
  • Mario Alberto Zambrano 2014
  • Zane 2012

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Adult Authors

  • Chantel Acevedo
    Chantel Acevedo

    Chantel Acevedo

    Chantel Acevedo’s novels include Love and Ghost Letters (St. Martin’s Press), which won the Latino International Book Award and was a finalist for the Connecticut Book of the Year, Song of the Red Cloak, a historical novel for young adults, A Falling Star (Carolina Wren Press), winner of the Doris Bakwin Award, and National Bronze Medal IPPY Award, and The Distant Marvels, (Europa Editions).

    Her fiction and poetry have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and have appeared in Prairie Schooner, American Poetry Review, North American Review, and Chattahoochee Review, among others.

    Acevedo is currently an Associate Professor of English in the MFA Program of the University of Miami.

    Visit Website

  • James O. Born
    James O. Born

    James O. Born

    James O. Born is the author of five police thrillers from Putnam. Escape Clause was the winner of the inaugural Florida Book award for best novel in popular fiction. He coauthored Border War with legendary commentator Lou Dobbs. His newest novel, Scent Of Murder, features a police K-9 unit in Florida. Born is a former U.S. Drug Agent and state law enforcement agent. Many of his novels are drawn directly from his training and experience.

    Visit www.jamesoborn.com

  • Allison Brennan
    Allison Brennan

    Allison Brennan

    Allison Brennan is The New York Times bestselling author of more than two dozen thrillers and many short stories. She currently writes the Lucy Kincaid FBI thriller series and the Maxine Revere cold case mystery series. Allison lives near Sacramento, CA with her husband, five kids and assorted pets.

    Visit www.allisonbrennan.com

  • Meg Cabot
    Meg Cabot

    Meg Cabot

    Meg Cabot was born in Bloomington, Indiana. In addition to her adult contemporary fiction, she is the author of the bestselling young adult fiction series, The Princess Diaries. Over 25 million copies of her novels for children and adults have sold worldwide. Meg lives in Key West, FL, with her husband.

    Visit www.megcabot.com

  • Lauren Dane
    Lauren Dane

    Lauren Dane

    Lauren Dane is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over 60 novels and novellas. She has three wild children, a patient husband and a terrible addiction to the Internet.

    Visit www.laurendane.com

  • Paul Doiron
    Paul Doiron

    Paul Doiron

    Paul Doiron is the bestselling author of the Mike Bowditch series of crime novels, including most recently The Precipice. His first book, The Poacher’s Son, won the Barry Award, the Strand Critics Award, and was a finalist for the Edgar Award.

    Visit www.pauldoiron.com

  • Kristy Woodson Harvey
    Kristy Woodson Harvey

    Kristy Woodson Harvey

    Kristy Woodson Harvey is the author of “Dear Carolina” and “Lies and Other Acts of Love.” She blogs at Design Chic about how creating a beautiful home can be the catalyst for creating a beautiful life and loves connecting with readers at kristywoodsonharvey.com. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications and websites, including Southern Living, Domino magazine, Our State, Houzz, the Salisbury Post and the New Bern Sun Journal. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and 4-year-old son where she is working on her next novel.

    Visit www.kristywoodsonharvey.com

  • Lorelei James
    Lorelei James

    Lorelei James

    Lorelei James is The New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Mastered and What You Need contemporary romance series. She is also the author of the Blacktop Cowboys and Rough Riders contemporary western romance series. Lorelei lives in western South Dakota with her family.

    Visit www.loreleijames.com

  • Cassandra King
    Cassandra King

    Cassandra King

    Cancelled

    Cassandra King is The New York Times bestselling author of five novels as well as numerous short stories, essays and articles. Her latest release is The Same Sweet Girls Guide to Life. A native of L. A. (Lower Alabama), Cassandra resides in Beaufort, South Carolina.

    Visit www.cassandrakingconroy.com

  • Debbie Macomber
    Debbie Macomber

    Debbie Macomber

    Debbie Macomber, the author of the upcoming A Girl’s Guide to Moving On, Last One Home, Silver Linings, Love Letters, Mr. Miracle, Blossom Street Brides and Rose Harbor in Bloom, is a leading voice in women’s fiction. Nine of her novels have hit #1 on the New York Times bestseller lists and three of her beloved Christmas novels have been hit movies on the Hallmark Channel, including Mrs. Miracle and Mr. Miracle. Hallmark also produces the hit original series Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove, based on the author’s Cedar Cove books. She has more than 200 million copies of her books in print worldwide.

    Visit www.debbiemacomber.com

  • Jacquelyn Mitchard
    Jacquelyn Mitchard

    Jacquelyn Mitchard

    Jacquelyn Mitchard is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of 20 books for adults, young adults and children. The editor-in-chief of Merit Press, a realistic young adult imprint, Mitchard’s work has won or been nominated for the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction, the U.K.’s Talkabout Prize, the Shirley Jackson Award and the Bram Stoker Award. The Deep End of the Ocean was the first Oprah Book Club selection. She lives on Cape Cod with her family.

    Visit www.jacquelynmitchard.com

  • Daniel Palmer
    Daniel Palmer

    Daniel Palmer

    Daniel Palmer is the author of six critically-acclaimed suspense novels. After receiving his master’s degree from Boston University, he spent a decade as an e-commerce pioneer. A recording artist, accomplished blues harmonica player and lifelong Red Sox fan, Daniel lives in New Hampshire with his wife and two children where he is currently at work on his next novel.

    Visit www.danielpalmerbooks.com

  • Ana Sofia Pelaez
    Ana Sofia Pelaez

    Ana Sofia Pelaez

    Ana Sofía Peláez covers the spectrum of Spanish and Latin American cuisine on her blog hungrysofia.com. Since then, the site has been featured by InStyle magazine, Food 52, and the New York Times and was nominated by Saveur as one of the Best Regional Cuisine blogs of 2012. She has become a regular contributor to the Cooking Channel’s Devour the Blog and The Latin Kitchen. Her first cookbook, The Cuban Table was nominated for a James Beard Award.

    Visit Ana Sofia’s Website

  • Jodi Thomas
    Jodi Thomas

    Jodi Thomas

    Jodi Thomas is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 40 novels and 13 short story collections. As of July 2006, she was the 11th woman to be inducted into RWA Hall of Fame. She currently serves as the Writer in Residence at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas.

    Visit www.jodithomas.com

  • Kate White
    Kate White

    Kate White

    Kate White, the former Editor-In-Chief of Cosmopolitan, is The New York Times bestselling author of 10 novels of suspense, including six Bailey Weggins mysteries. Her most recent book is is The Wrong Man. She is also the editor of The Mystery Writers of America Cookbook.

    Visit www.katewhite.com

Teen Authors

  • Meg Cabot
    Meg Cabot

    Meg Cabot

    Meg Cabot was born in Bloomington, Indiana. In addition to her adult contemporary fiction, she is the author of the bestselling young adult fiction series, The Princess Diaries. Over 25 million copies of her novels for children and adults have sold worldwide. Meg lives in Key West, FL, with her husband.

    Visit www.megcabot.com

  • Joelle Charbonneau
    Joelle Charbonneau

    Joelle Charbonneau

    Joelle Charbonneau has performed in opera and musical theatre productions across Chicagoland. She now teaches private voice lessons and is the author of The New York Times and USA Today bestselling The Testing trilogy (The Testing, Independent Study and Graduation Day) as well as two adult mystery series. Her YA books have appeared on the Indie Next List, on the YALSA Top 10 books for 2014 as well as the YALSA Quick Picks for reluctant readers and state reading lists across the country. Her newest standalone YA thriller, Need, has been optioned for a feature film and is currently in development.

    Visit www.joellecharbonneau.com

  • Trish Doller
    Trish Doller

    Trish Doller

    Trish Doller is the author of the critically-acclaimed young adult novel Something Like Normal. A former radio personality, she lives in Fort Myers with a relentlessly optimistic border collie and a pirate.

    Visit www.trishdoller.com

  • Meg Medina
    Meg Medina

    Meg Medina

    Meg Medina is a recipient of the 2014 and 2016 Pura Belpre medals for Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass and Mango, Abuela, and Me. She also authored The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind as well as the picture book Tía Isa Wants a Car, winner of an Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award. She lives in Richmond, Virginia.

    Visit www.megmedina.com

Child Authors

  • Jen Arena
    Jen Arena

    Jen Arena

    Jen Arena is lucky to have been surrounded by great children’s books her whole life. As a teenager, she worked at a children’s-only indie bookstore in Pennsylvania, and after graduating from college, she made her way to New York City, where she found a job in children’s book publishing, working for Putnam, Golden Books, and Random House. She’s now a full-time author and freelance editor and has written many books for kids, including Besos for Baby, 100 Snowmen, Slinky, Scaly Snakes, Pink Snow and Other Weird Weather, and coming in 2016, Lady Liberty’s Holiday and Marta Big and Small.

    Visit www.jenarenabooks.com

  • Eric Elfman Neal Shusterman
    Eric Elfman

    Eric Elfman

    Eric Elfman is the award-winning author of 14 books for kids including Tesla’s Attic, Edison’s Alley and Hawking’s Hallway, co-written with Neal Shusterman. Eric is also a screenwriter and a private writing coach.

    Visit www.elfmanworld.com

    Neal Shusterman

    Neal Shusterman

    Neal Shusterman, winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Challenger Deep, is co-author of The Accelerati Trilogy, with Eric Elfman (Tesla’s Attic, Edison’s Alley, and Hawking’s Hallway) as well as the author of the Unwind Dystology, Everlost, Bruiser and more than 30 other books for teens and young people.

    Visit www.storyman.com

  • Sherri Duskey Rinker
    Sherri Duskey Rinker

    Sherri Duskey Rinker

    Sherri Duskey Rinker’s first picture book, Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site was inspired by her youngest son’s tireless (literally!) obsession with trucks. The book, released in May 2011, has received critical acclaim, became an instant best seller (including hitting #1 on the NYT and spending over two years on the list), and has received numerous honors. Her second book, Steam Train, Dream Train, debuted at #1 on the NYT bestseller list and has spent over six months on the NYT. Her third book, set to release for Valentine’s Day, 2016, is titled Since There Was You and will be illustrated by Patrick McDonnell.

    Visit www.SherriDuskeyRinker.com

  • Elissa Brent Weissman
    Elissa Brent Weissman

    Elissa Brent Weissman

    Elissa Brent Weissman is an award-winning author for 8-12-year olds. Her most recent book, Nerd Camp 2.0, is a sequel to the critically acclaimed Nerd Camp, which was a best summer read in The Washington Post and is on the 2015-2016 Sunshine State Young Reader Award list.

    Visit www.ebweissman.com

  • Salina Yoon
    Salina Yoon

    Salina Yoon

    Cancelled

    Salina Yoon is an award-winning author/illustrator of nearly 200 books for children including Be a Friend, Penguin and Pinecone, Penguin on Vacation, Penguin in Love, Penguin and Pumpkin, Penguin’s Big Adventure, Found and Stormy Night. She studied art and design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and now lives in San Diego with her family.

    Visit www.salinayoon.com

    Join us for Storytime with books by Salina Yoon
    11:15 a.m. Children’s Authors & Illustrators #9
    Family Storytime will highlight books by Salina Yoon with story sharing, songs, rhymes and finger plays.

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